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Car Spotting: C63 AMG

June 29, 2011

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Spotted this nice C63 AMG yesterday.  Appears to be stock, but nice all the same.  Big fan of the newer AMG’s-the 6.3 in the C is a real animal: Check this video of a modded 63 waxing a modded E92 M3 for some large displacement AMG fun Advertisements

Car Spotting: E30 with “M Paint”

June 24, 2011

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Starting off the car spotting with this BMW. I spotted this flamboyantly painted E30 325is today while at lunch.  Since the paint job was so ridiculous, I decided to do an equally ridiculous photoshop job of the photo. In the background you can see an E30 M3 on a trailer.  The M3 looks to be […]

Musings on the Manual Transmission

June 8, 2011

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As I write this, my daily driver (a ’69 beetle) sits un-driven for the past two weeks while I wait for parts. Meanwhile I’ve been daily driving my AMG, a fun car for sure, but one that lacks a third pedal. To compensate, I went and sat in the bug today and shifted gears, making […]

Gentlemen Start Your Engines

June 2, 2011

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  Welcome to the blog folks.  If you have a framed poster of an E-type, wish your balls were as big as Fangio’s, or trip over a set of Okrasa valve covers on the way to the bathroom then you are in the right place. This is a car blog written for fellow enthusiasts who […]

The 21st Century Beetle

June 2, 2011

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At the recent 2011 New York Auto Show, Volkswagen debuted the 2012 Beetle calling it simply the “21st Century Beetle” and dropping the “New Beetle” tagline.  VW hopes that the new car will be a bit more masculine and appeal to both sexes unlike the chick car we received in the 1998 New Beetle. Like […]